Resources

Cycling and Walking Education

Traffic principles from the League of American Bicyclists
http://bikeleague.org/content/traffic-laws

Also check out the Bike Leagues Smart Cycling Quick Guide
http://www.bikeleague.org/quickguide

Cycling Savvy’s Video and Graphics on Lane Sharing:
https://cyclingsavvy.org/lane-width-space/

Cascade Cycling Clubs “How to Ride in a Paceline” is an excellent resource–
https://www.cascade.org/ride-smart-paceline-tips

Safe Routes To Schools National Partnership’s traffic safety, walking and cycling curriculum-
http://saferoutespartnership.org/state/bestpractices/curriculum

Safe Routes To Schools
http://guide.saferoutesinfo.org/education/

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/bicycle-safety

Safe Kids Worldwide
https://www.safekids.org/walkingsafelytips

Pivot Health
https://www.pivothealth.com/blog/healthy-hobbies-a-beginners-guide-to-cycling/

(Thank you to Laura in the young librarians program for sending these last three resources in for us to list!)

Policy and Planning

recommended approach for accommodating bicyclists and pedestrians by the FHWA
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/design.cfm

Safer People, Safer Streets: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Initiative
https://www.transportation.gov/safer-people-safer-streets

Strategic Agenda for Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/publications/strategic_agenda/

USDOT Policy Statement on Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation Regulations and Recommendations
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/policy_accom.cfm

USDOT Strategic Plan 2014-2018 (Transportation for a New Generation)
https://www.transportation.gov/dot-strategic-plan

Technical Manuals

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/

Characteristics of Emerging Road and Trail Users and Their Safety, by FHWA
https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/04104/index.cfm

United States Access Board, Public Rights-of-Way, for ADA (persons with disabilities)
https://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/streets-sidewalks/public-rights-of-way

Recreational Trails Program guides for trail planning, design, construction, maintenance, operation, management, signs
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/recreational_trails/guidance/manuals.cfm

FHWA Designing Trails and Sidewalks for Access
https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/publications/sidewalk2/sidewalks213.cfm

FHWA Road Diet Program–
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/road_diets/info_guide/

Guides, References and Clearinghouse Resources

The FHWA’s flexible approach, with the AASHTO design guide as the standard–
https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/design_flexibility.cfm

Institute of Transportation Engineers’ (ITE) context sensitive solutions approach, including downloadable guides–
http://www.ite.org/css/

ITE Context Sensitive Solutions approach to designing walkable urban thoroughfares, web based guides–
traveled way design guides chapter http://www.ite.org/css/online/DWUT09.html
whole guide is here http://www.ite.org/css/online/index.html

The National Center for Bicycling and Walking’s design guides resource–
http://www.bikewalk.org/thepractice.php

FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Publications
https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/publications/

Questions and Help Accessing and Using Resources

Please email Mark at SBI for guidance and help navigating resources.  swbikeinitiative (@) gmail.com